Eastleigh Fire Station
Purple Pin

Eastleigh: 32

Test Valley and Eastleigh Group
Wholetime Station

This station contains the Group Manager's Office for Test Valley and Eastleigh

Address

Steele Close
Eastleigh
SO53 3AA

Location Map

Fire Ground

Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Valley Park, Twyford, Mansbridge, Otterbourne, Hursley, Bishopstoke, Fair Oak, Southampton International Airport

Crew

  • On the wholetime duty system there are 5 watch managers, 4 crew managers and 28 firefighters.
  • On the retained (part-time) duty system there are 1 watch manager, 3 crew managers and 19 firefighters.
  • There are 4 wholetime crews each with 7 personnel and 1 retained crew with a total of 23 personnel.

Station Manager

Alexander Thomson

Drill night

Monday 1830 - 2130 hours

Date built/moved into

1964

Additional Information

Eastleigh Fire Station covers all of Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Bishopstoke as well as the suburbs consisting of both B and C risk premises. The fireground is extremely diverse covering shopping centres, dense housing estates, new developments, information technology business and Southampton International Airport.

The pre-determined attendance (PDA) for the Airport is made up of 4 of Eastleigh's appliances solely for the provision of water to the Airport's heavy foam tenders. Eastleigh also covers the M27 and M3 motorways.

Eastleigh has the most appliances on station out of the whole of the service. There is one Water Tender Ladder which carries specialist cutting gear for RTAs. A Water Tender which has specialist ventilation fans for property fires and a second tender. A Water Carrier which can transport 10,000 litres of foam contentrate or water. A Multi-Role Vehicle which can be rigged for protracted incidents, animal rescues, decontamination, environmental hazards, foam firefighting for fuel spills, mass flooding, heath fires and marine incidents. And finally a Land Rover Tender which is used for restricted access jobs, forest firefighting and Winchester Prison.

Partnership working

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service values its involvement in partnership working with other agencies. This joined up approach to reducing risk in the Test Valley and Eastleigh areas covered by the two district councils, has enabled us to reduce the number of arson related incidents over the past year. To find out more about our community safety partnerships and those involved please use the following links:

Vehicles at this station

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentFirefighters called to West Quay restaurant blaze17/12/2018Southampton firefighters tackled a fire which began in a pizza oven in a West-Quay restaurant. Crews from St Mary’s, Cosham, Hightown, Eastleigh and Service Headquarters were called this morning (17 Dec) to reports of smoke coming from a vent at the shopping centre. The fire spread to the roof space via ducting and was extinguished using four sets of breathing apparatus, two jets and one stirrup pump. HFRS worked with West Quay management to reopen the centre following a partial...
  2. Recent incidentLorry crashes into thatched cottage near Fordingbridge07/12/2018A lorry has crashed into a thatched cottage in Breamore near Fordingbridge. The crash happened at 06:42 and four engines from Fordingbridge and Redbridge, and Dorset and Wiltshire, attended with specialist vehicles. A person trapped on the first floor was walked to safety using a ladder. Hampshire Constabulary and South Central Ambulance Service were also in attendance. The stop message was at 08:23.
  3. Recent incidentTwo girls and mum rescued from Portsmouth house fire05/12/2018Firefighters rescued two girls and a mother after a cooking fire broke out in a Portsmouth home. The blaze was in a second floor maisonette at Farmside Gardens in Hilsea. Three engines attended from Cosham and Southsea, and a support vehicle from Portchester. Crews broke the door down to gain access. Four sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one hose reel and tactical ventilation. The girls and the mother were passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service who took them...
  4. Recent incidentCrews extinguish electrical fire at Southampton General Hospital28/11/2018Crews dealt with an electrical fire at Southampton's main hospital this morning (November 28). Seven engines were sent to Southampton General Hospital, but the small fire was confined to an electrical cupboard in the north block. Two carbon dioxide extinguishers were used to put out the fire, with two fans used for clearing smoke. The fire was believed to have been caused by an overloaded inverter. The stop message was sent at 9.47am.
  5. Recent incidentBookmaker blaze in Shirley shuts High Street 21/11/2018Shirley High Street was closed this morning so crews could tackle a fire at a bookmakers. The first 999 call was received at 05:21 after a member of the public had heard a smoke alarm sounding in the property. Firefighters from Redbridge, St Mary’s, Eastleigh, Totton, Romsey and Beaulieu were called to the fire at the north end of the high street. Aerial ladders from St Mary’s and Southsea fire stations were also mobilised to assist in tackling the blaze which affected the unoccupied...
  6. Historical incidentFirefighters rescue man from Southampton house blaze16/11/2018Firefighters have rescued a man, aged 64, from a house fire in Thornhill. Four crews from Hightown and St Mary's attended the blaze in Shelley Road at 01.38 this morning. An aerial ladder platform was also in attendance as well as a command support vehicle from Eastleigh. The two-storey building was severely damaged in the fire that started on the ground floor. Firefighters used six sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel, two main jets and tactical ventilation. The man rescued...
  7. Historical incidentVan destroyed in Southampton car park blaze12/11/2018A van has been gutted by fire in a Southampton car park. The building was slightly damaged by the blaze. Five engines attended from St Marys, Redbridge and Hightown along with support vehicles. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one hose reel, one jet and tactical ventilation. A man was treated by firefighters for smoke inhalation before being passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service. The fire was in a covered part of the car park. The stop message was at...
  8. Historical incidentCrews tackle petrol pump fire after service station car crash 08/11/2018Firefighters from Havant and Cosham have tackled a petrol pump fire at the eastbound Havant-Emsworth bypass services after a car crashed into the pump. The fire is now out and no one has been hurt. The scene has been made safe by crews and Hampshire Police. No fuel has leaked and the incident will be investigated. Two crew with breathing apparatus and one jet was used to bring the fire under control. The stop was at 20:04.
  9. Historical incidentBooby-trapped blaze set by arsonists endangering crews31/10/2018A crew from Waterlooville were called to a rubbish fire last night in Denmead. A mattress, leaves and rubbish were alight. However, concealed underneath these were four LPG gas canisters - two containing gas. The stop message was at 20:17. Police have been informed.
  10. Historical incidentBlaze takes hold of historic Minley Manor water tower 23/10/2018Firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at a historic water tower in Blackwater. Neighbours alerted us to the fire just after 10:30pm last night (22 October), which crews from Yateley, Hartley Wintney, Rushmoor, Basingstoke, Rushmoor, Fleet, Bordon and Camberley responded to. The disused 25 metre high water tower, is in the grounds of Minley Manor. At 3:50 the fire was extinguished, but crews remained at the scene due to concerns over the buildings stability. The stop message...


Schools Coverage

  • Allbrook School
  • Chandlers Ford Infant
  • Cherbourg Primary
  • Fair Oak Infants
  • Fair Oak Junior
  • Fryern Infant
  • Fryern Junior
  • Hiltingbury Infant
  • Hiltingbury Junior
  • Knightswood Primary
  • Merdon Junior
  • Nightingale Primary
  • North Baddesley Infant
  • North Baddesley Junior
  • Norwood Primary
  • Scantabout Primary
  • Shakespeare Infant
  • Shakespeare Junior
  • Sherbourne House
  • Stoke Park Infant
  • Stoke Park Junior
  • The Crescent Primary
  • Twyford School

Note: This list is not exhaustive, but reflects the schools we have visited in the last 18 months. As more visits are carried out, the list of school will change to reflect that.